Michelle gained her legal education at the University of Ulster and Queens University Belfast.  Following this Michelle worked in both commercial and general practice law, her interest in business and operations lead her to the role of Head of Operations and HR within our practice.

Michelle gained a significant HR accreditation in 2021 becoming a Chartered Fellow of CIPD.


‘The most important part of my job at JMK is to support our team and manage business operations to make sure that our legal advisors and administrators are working in the best and most efficient environment.  Having spent many years working directly with clients I understand what it takes to make JMK a great business to work with and work in’

‘I am passionate about shaping and enhancing modern working conditions for our team and the wider working world. Creating a supportive, inclusive and collaborative working environment is key to making JMK a great place to work’

Outside Work

Michelle is a busy mum to three young children.  A keen runner taking part in events annually including the Belfast Marathon relays with the team at JMK allowing us to raise money for our chosen charity.

Four Day Week

Michelle has been instrumental in developing and implementing our 4 day working week which all the team at JMK benefit from.  A four day working week with full pay and benefits has enhanced the work life balance of all our team at JMK.

Michelle continues to be involved in mentoring for the 4 day week pilot both in Ireland and globally.

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JMK Solicitors continue national expansion

JMK Solicitors support of ‘The Four Day Week’ campaign

Michelle Murphy CIPD

Michelle achieves Chartered Fellow status from CIPD

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